Mr Scott Smalley (MSPAS, PGDHSE, BSc, PA-C) is the Head of Division of Clinical Associates, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has developed and implemented an integrated curriculum for the Bachelor of Clinical Medical Practice degree leading to registration as a clinical associate in South Africa. During COVID-19, he implemented policy for academic continuation in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He serves on South Africa national policy boards for clinical associate training and practice. He is the President of the International Academy of Physician Associate Educators (IAPAE), a non-profit to promote global teaching and learning of clinical associates, physician associates/assistants.